Heather Marek

Pro Tem Instructor

Heather Marek
Pro Tem Instructor

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About

Academic Interests: civil rights and civil liberties, constitutional law, empirical legal studies, social inequality, crime and deviance.

Course: Controversies in Constitutional Law

Biography: Heather Marek is a judicial clerk for the Oregon Court of Appeals.  She received a Ph.D. in Sociology, a J.D., and a M.S. in Conflict and Dispute Resolution, all from the University of Oregon. Before law and graduate school, she worked for nonprofits advocating for civil rights and democracy reform. Heather has acted as a cooperating attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon, and served on the organization’s board.  She was also a member of Eugene’s Civilian Review Board. Heather’s research has primarily focused on racial and economic discrimination, particularly in policing, with an eye towards promoting evidence-based approaches to social problems. 

 

Heather Marek
Pro Tem Instructor

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